It is important to know that external parasites bother the animals and their owners and also are extremely
irritating to point to cause serious skin disorders of pets. Fleas can transmit internal parasites to people and other animals, one of them is tapeworm (Dipylidium caninum), commonly found in dogs and cats, and can be especially transmitted to children through accidental ingestion of a flea . They feed on blood, weaken and produce weight loss in animals. In addition, some of our pets can be extremely allergic to flea saliva, causing them severe itching, and this leads to cause serious damage to the skin, constantly scratching. Fleas by feeding, leaving a small hole in the skin, then stick by special structures in your mouth, allowing them to feed on blood. These spots on the skin are conducive to initiate secondary infections; also high and continuous infestation causes irritation and loss of vitality in animals.
Lice: These can be a problem in the winter time, and are especially dangerous for puppies. Some lice penetrate the skin, blood suctioned and damage to pets, causing severe anemia in puppies and in lactating females.
Scabies is rare to find well fed and cared for animals, but when present there are two types: the demodectic mange, (. Produced by Demodex sp), which affects dogs and cats to a lesser extent, and sarcoptic ( produced by Sarcoptes scabiei) that affects dogs and can also be transmitted to people. Shampoo Sulficure is a good solution for the treatment of ectoparasites and scabs.
How to prevent or control problems ectoparasites on pets?
It is important to first know that the parasites are present in your pet and the environment, and that they may remain in the environment for a long time, so idle, waiting for the perfect time to develop. A good initial control measure is to eliminate parasites pet and the environment, therefore it is important to prevent through a deep toilet at home, especially in your pet’s favorite places. frequent brushing, allowing an additional toilet hair and skin is also recommended.
Treatments: They are based on treating the animal and the surrounding environment. Always consult your trusted veterinarian about the best options for you and your pet.